Dish Network, DirecTV Back for Merger Talks…Again — The Streamable

The notion of Dish Network and DirecTV merging was once unthinkable. These two satellite dish competitors had the market for legacy cable access in rural areas sewn up between them. The rise of streaming, and improving internet access to the same places that would have gone with either Dish Network or DirecTV, however, changed the market for these providers. Now, the two are once again looking to consolidate and make perhaps a competitive presence better suited to the new market.

The latest report from the New York Post suggests that the two, who have been engaging in on-again-off-again talks for the last few years, are once again sitting down to the table to discuss combining their operations. Earlier attempts to build a unified operation………..Full Loaf Hot Link[read more]

Rising Dough

Rising Dough - the question(s) that we need to think about from the reading.What makes the idea of a Dish Network DIRECTV merger a smart move? Why would this merger be a bad move? What would make this merger happen this time over previous attempts?

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  1. If Dish and DirecTV happens to merge, then that would mean two of the biggest tv providers would become one. This would be very beneficial to customers as there would be more deals and cheaper services, but detrimental to competitors as they have a bigger threat.

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